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  • The Bonino difference; San Jose's nerves (Puck Headlines)

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy1 hr ago

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at  .  

    • Quite the face paint job for Game 1. [Getty]

    • Pittsburgh Penguins forward Nick Bonino scores goals at the right moments: “Bonino previously scored two series-clinching overtime goals. He had one in 2014 for the Ducks against the Stars and one against the Capitals in the second round this postseason.”[ESPN]

    • How Bonino was the difference for the Penguins against the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. [TSN]

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  • Should Patrick Marleau be suspended for Bryan Rust hit?

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy15 hrs ago

    The San Jose Sharks finally had their feet under them and started to roll against the Pittsburgh Penguins after the first period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

    Patrick Marleau’s late second period goal tied the game at 2-2 and San Jose’s early game woes, where they allowed a 2-0 lead, seemed over. 

    Then early in the third periodMarleau hit Pittsburgh’s Bryan Rust with a shoulder near Rust’s head.

    From that point on the Penguins seemed to come alive. Pittsburgh fired 18 shots on goal in the third period to San Jose’s nine shots on goal. The Penguins also took 27 shot attempts to the Sharks' 17. 

    Pittsburgh’s speed game culminated with Nick Bonino’s game-winning goal with 2:33 left in the third to deliver a 3-2 win and take a 1-0 series lead.

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